A pair of singers from the Lawrence Academy of Music Girl Choir will represent Wisconsin at the 2016 “Let Freedom SING!” Girlchoir National Convention.Elena Anderla
Elena Anderla of Appleton and Haley Corcoran of Kaukauna will serve as singer delegates at the six-day choral festival July 24-29 in Philadelphia. The festival will be held at the same time in the same city as the Democratic National Convention.
“The fact that these two conventions are taking place at the same time is no coincidence,” said Steven Fisher, founder and artistic director of...read more
Nancy Mattson put her Lawrence University degree in economics to such good use, she earned recognition from the United States Navy.
Her work in 1987 as a financial advisor on a $3 billion vessel financing program for the U.S. Navy earned her one of the few Distinguished Public Service...read the rest of this story
Lawrence University has lost one of its most generous benefactors with the passing of Hugh Denison. A 1968 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Lawrence, Denison died at his Milwaukee home June 9 after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was 70 years old.... read the rest of this story
Lan Samantha Chang knew she wanted to be a writer since she was four years old.
The Appleton native who followed her dream and became an award-winning novelist returns to her hometown to be recognized for her literary achievements as the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters...read the rest of this story
Records, the adage goes, are meant to be broken. But this particular milestone was not one Lawrence University philosophy professor John Dreher had any particular interest in setting.
“I wasn’t trying to beat anybody,” Dreher says almost apologetically.... read the rest of this story